St. John the Baptist in the Desert

About 1530–50
Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.073.17, ii/ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.1 x 15.2 cm (5 15/16 x 6 in.) Image (borderline): 14.4 x 14.3 cm (5 11/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4111

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-green and dark green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto of backing strip, lower right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Alexandre-Humbert Chatelain, St. Amour and Lyon (1778-1852)(Lugt 135); verso, lower left, in pen and black ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1670; verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1670; Alexandre-Humbert Chatelain, St. Amour and Lyon (1778-1852)(Lugt 135); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock